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Women's Studies in Religion

The program for Women's Studies in Religion affirms the Graduate Theological Union's long-standing commitment to women's studies in theology and religion. It builds upon the network of academic and community centers, as well as initiatives established by GTU member schools and affiliates, for the study and support of women in religion. The program recognizes the innovative work contributed by women faculty in theological and religious disciplines.

Program Info

The program for Women's Studies in Religion affirms the Graduate Theological Union's long-standing commitment to women's studies in theology and religion.

Certificate Requirements

The Women’s Studies in Religion certificate program is designed so it is possible to complete the requirements in a single year.

Resources

Forms, suggested courses, and other helpful information related to the Women's Studies in Religion program.

Introducing the New Chair of the Women's Studies in Religion program

Welcome Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala

WSR is delighted welcome Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala, incoming chair of the WSR program at the GTU. Dr. Dhala is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and Director of the Madrasa-Midrasha program. Her work explores the voices of premodern Muslim female theologians and scholar-activists and their impact on the lived experiences of contemporary Muslim women. She represents and advances GTU’s commitment to interreligious study and support of women in religion as member of the organizing committee of the Women’s Caucus at the American Academy of Religion/ Society for Biblical Languages. Her publications draw on the WSR seminar to highlight embodied and transformational feminist pedagogies.

 

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Women's Studies in Religion Mentoring Evening - Paying the Passion Forward

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley
5:30pm